Bring Hispanic Heritage Month to Life: A Collection of Resources
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
Celebrate the cultures and traditions of those who can trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking countries of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
September 15 marks the start of the celebration and is the anniversary of the independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Mexico celebrates its independence on September 16, Chile on September 18.
Share stories of the Hispanic American experience:
Fiction, nonfiction, and professional books in English and Spanish.
Teacher Advisor Marissa Ochoa encourages her ELL students to share cherished items from home that represent their Hispanic culture during this month-long celebration.
Students will discover Mexican culture, crafts, and cuisine with hands-on projects.
Unit plan created from a teacher's experiences backpacking in central Mexico. Includes classroom crafts.